lumbricus


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lumbricus

(ˈlʌmbrɪkəs)
n
(Zoology) a member of a genus of worms of the same name, the most common of which is the common earth worm, Lumbricus terrestris
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Wriggling swiftly on to Lumbricus terrestris and next Saturday, we find the World Worm Charming Championships at the village primary school in Willaston, Cheshire.
Dave - lumbricus terrestris, to give his full Latin name - was discovered by gardener Paul Rees in his vegetable patch.
Paul Rees, from Widnes, spotted the monster Lumbricus terrestris in his vegetable patch.
Accumulation of heavy metals from polluted soils by the earthworm, Lumbricus rubellus: Can laboratory exposure of 'control' worms reduce biomonitoring problems?
Lumbricus rubellus (commonly known as Red worm or Blood worm)
Treatment and Vermicomposting of Chicken Manure using Lumbricus rubellus and Eudrilus eugeniae.
rosea (Savigny 1826) and Lumbricus rubellus Hoffmeister 1843 were abundant in sampling areas with plant cover (habitats III and IV).
Two capsules of Thromboles [sup][R] (The Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China) each containing 250 mg of Lumbrokinase extract equivalent to 300,000 units of Lumbrokinase derived from an artificially cultured Lumbricus strain, were administered three times daily for 12 weeks.
Adi e Noor (2009) verificaram que a mistura de 70% de borra de cafe com 30% de esterco bovino proporcionou maior biomassa e reproducao de minhocas Lumbricus rubellus em comparacao com misturas de residuos domiciliares e esterco bovino (70:30) e de residuos domiciliares, borra de cafe e esterco bovino (35:35:30) e justificaram os resultados positivos as condicoes fisicas favoraveis proporcionadas pela mistura.